Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Seminars

15th Annual MBARI Intern Symposium   

Wednesday August 17th, 2011

8:45 AM - 2:00 PM, Pacific Forum   

  • 8:45-9:00 George Matsumoto   Welcome and introduction
  • 9:00-9:15 Kristian McConville    Towards a Comprehensive Key for the PhylumCtenophora
  • 9:15-9:30 Vanessa Flores — Isolation by distance in the eastern Pacific hydrothermal vent tubeworm Tevnia jerichonana
  • 9:30-9:45 Gregor Bwye — Developing Autonomous Classification using EITS and AVEDac
  • 9:45-10:00 Erynn Thompson — Investigation of Holothurian Abundances at Station M - 2011
  • 10:00-10:30 Break
  • 10:30-10:45 Grant Duffy — Megafaunal Benthic Ecology of the Submarine Canyons of Southern California
  • 10:45-11:00 Erica Curles — Improving the Deep Sea Guide: Look like MBARI and function like Google
  • 11:00-11:15 Meng Cai — Characterizing underwater acoustics using the techniques in McSTAR
  • 11:15-11:30 Jeremy Gottlieb — Momentum-based Front Detection
  • 11:30-13:00 —Lunch
  • 13:00-13:15 Shandy Buckley — Communicating Ocean Acidification: a Discussion of Problems, Solutions, and Shellfish
  • 13:15-13:30 Brendan Tougher — Wave Glider ASV Ocean Acidification Sensor Integration for Marine Management Applications
  • 13:30-13:45 Alexis Walker — Hot on the Trail: The Form and Function of the Trailing Tentacle of the Deep-sea Jelly Atolla
  • 13:45-14:00 Gayani Thilakarathna — Skeletal Growth Zones as Indicators of Age in the Deep Sea Urchin Strongylocentrotus fragilis